Dark Horse has sent out solicitations for their August 2013 titles, including 4 Star Wars
comics, a Trade Paperback and a new Hardcover! THE STAR WARS #1
J. W. Rinzler (W), Mike Mayhew (A), Rain Beredo (C), Brad Anderson (C), Nick Runge (Cover), Jan Duursema (Variant cover), and Doug Wheatley (Ultra variant cover)
On sale Sept 4
FC, 32 pages
Before Star Wars, there was The Star Wars! This is the authorized adaptation of George Lucas’s rough-draft screenplay of what would eventually become a motion picture that would change the world.
Annikin Starkiller is the hero . . . Luke Skywalker is a wizened Jedi general . . . Han Solo is a big green alien . . . and the Sith . . . Well, the Sith are still the bad guys. High adventure and derring-do from longer ago, in a galaxy even further away!
• Official adaptation of George Lucas’s original screenplay for Star Wars!
Features regular, variant, and ultravariant covers!STAR WARS (2013) #9
Brian Wood (W), Ryan Kelly (A), Dan Parsons (I), Gabe Eltaeb (C), and Hugh Fleming (Cover)
On sale Sept 11
FC, 32 pages
On her own, out in the wide galaxy, while her friends struggle to escape the Empire and evade bounty hunters, Princess Leia steers her X-wing toward the heart of all her grief—a place she longs for, but should probably never revisit: the shattered ruins of her homeworld of Alderaan.
• The homecoming you’ve waited 36 years to see!
• Legendary Star Wars cover artist Hugh Fleming returns!
• Brian Wood (The Massive, Conan) continues the best selling original trilogy tale!STAR WARS: DARK TIMES – A SPARK REMAINS #3
Randy Stradley (W), Douglas Wheatley (A), Dan Jackson (C), and Benjamin Carré (Cover)
On sale Sept 18
FC, 32 pages
Darth Vader readies an assassin for Jedi hunting while scouring the galaxy for hidden prey. Elsewhere, the Uhumele’s crew plots to strike down the Dark Lord himself, but the revelation of their own life-or-death secrets threatens to unravel everything!
• Darth Vader zeroes in on Jedi survivors!
• Artist Doug Wheatley returns!STAR WARS: LEGACY, VOLUME 2 #7
Corinna Bechko (W), Gabriel Hardman (W), Brian Thies (A), Livio Ramondelli (Cover)
On sale Sept 25
FC, 32 pages
After a terrible vision of Empress Fel being struck down by a Sith, Ania Solo and Imperial Knight Jao ignore direct orders and set out in search of the murdering Sith. It’s the right thing to do . . . but it’s also scratching their itch for adventure!
• Furthest point in the future of the Star Wars saga.STAR WARS: LEGACY, VOLUME 2 TRADE PAPERBACK #1
Corinna Bechko (W), Gabriel Hardman (W/A), Rachelle Rosenberg (C), and Dave Wilkins (Cover)
On sale Nov 20
FC, 144 pages
TP, 7” x 10”
Ania Solo is just a girl trying to make her way in the galaxy—and have a little adventure along the way! But when she stumbles upon a broken communications droid and a missing lightsaber, a little adventure turns into a whole lot of trouble . . . for Ania and her friends! Collects Star Wars: Legacy #1–#5—Prisoner of the Floating World.
• The opening chapter in the Legacy saga!STAR WARS: DARTH VADER AND THE NINTH ASSASSIN HARDCOVER
Tim Siedell (W), Stephen Thompson (P), Iván Fernández (P), Mark Irwin (I), Denis Freitas (I), Drew Geraci (I), Michael Atiyeh (C), and Ariel Olivetti (Cover)
On sale Nov 27
FC, 128 pages
HC, 7” x 10”
A ninth assassin—more deadly than the eight who came before—has been hired to murder Darth Vader. Elsewhere, another threat to the Empire has made itself known, and will take Vader on a hunt for an ancient evil . . . All the while, the ninth assassin lurks, waiting for the perfect moment to strike! Collects the five-issue miniseries.
• Tim Siedell (@badbanana) has one of Time’s 140 Best Twitter Feeds!